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pho·to·syn·the·size

 (fō′tō-sĭn′thĭ-sīz′)
v. pho·to·syn·the·sized, pho·to·syn·the·siz·ing, pho·to·syn·the·siz·es
v.tr.
To synthesize by the process of photosynthesis.
v.intr.
To perform the process of photosynthesis.

photosynthesize

(ˌfəʊtəʊˈsɪnθɪˌsaɪz) or

photosynthesise

vb
(Biology) (of plants and some bacteria) to carry out photosynthesis

photosynthesize


Past participle: photosynthesized
Gerund: photosynthesizing

Imperative
photosynthesize
photosynthesize
Present
I photosynthesize
you photosynthesize
he/she/it photosynthesizes
we photosynthesize
you photosynthesize
they photosynthesize
Preterite
I photosynthesized
you photosynthesized
he/she/it photosynthesized
we photosynthesized
you photosynthesized
they photosynthesized
Present Continuous
I am photosynthesizing
you are photosynthesizing
he/she/it is photosynthesizing
we are photosynthesizing
you are photosynthesizing
they are photosynthesizing
Present Perfect
I have photosynthesized
you have photosynthesized
he/she/it has photosynthesized
we have photosynthesized
you have photosynthesized
they have photosynthesized
Past Continuous
I was photosynthesizing
you were photosynthesizing
he/she/it was photosynthesizing
we were photosynthesizing
you were photosynthesizing
they were photosynthesizing
Past Perfect
I had photosynthesized
you had photosynthesized
he/she/it had photosynthesized
we had photosynthesized
you had photosynthesized
they had photosynthesized
Future
I will photosynthesize
you will photosynthesize
he/she/it will photosynthesize
we will photosynthesize
you will photosynthesize
they will photosynthesize
Future Perfect
I will have photosynthesized
you will have photosynthesized
he/she/it will have photosynthesized
we will have photosynthesized
you will have photosynthesized
they will have photosynthesized
Future Continuous
I will be photosynthesizing
you will be photosynthesizing
he/she/it will be photosynthesizing
we will be photosynthesizing
you will be photosynthesizing
they will be photosynthesizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been photosynthesizing
you have been photosynthesizing
he/she/it has been photosynthesizing
we have been photosynthesizing
you have been photosynthesizing
they have been photosynthesizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been photosynthesizing
you will have been photosynthesizing
he/she/it will have been photosynthesizing
we will have been photosynthesizing
you will have been photosynthesizing
they will have been photosynthesizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been photosynthesizing
you had been photosynthesizing
he/she/it had been photosynthesizing
we had been photosynthesizing
you had been photosynthesizing
they had been photosynthesizing
Conditional
I would photosynthesize
you would photosynthesize
he/she/it would photosynthesize
we would photosynthesize
you would photosynthesize
they would photosynthesize
Past Conditional
I would have photosynthesized
you would have photosynthesized
he/she/it would have photosynthesized
we would have photosynthesized
you would have photosynthesized
they would have photosynthesized
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Without the microalgae, the corals are unable to photosynthesise and may starve and die.
The roots are often green and help the plant photosynthesise.
Maureen AORCHIDS have green roots that photosynthesise.
Neighbouring plants can suffer, however, the shade cast by the creeper killing other vegetation by limiting their ability to photosynthesise.
If you're going to take something out, you must put something back, which is why in the interests of fairness the charge won't apply to any workers from overseas who photosynthesise.
Actually it's only halfparasitic as its green leaves do photosynthesise.
The major "pollutant" was CO2, which in the presence of sunlight and water allows green plants to photosynthesise.
But now Dr Unsworth believes he has found varieties of seagrass which can photosynthesise carbon dioxide so quickly and efficiently that they actually turn the surrounding water more alkaline.
2] as they photosynthesise, and a physical 'pump', whereby cool, C[O.
Tuta caterpillars target plants, making them unable to photosynthesise, or burrow deep into the fruit, laying eggs and rendering the tomatoes unsaleable.
They need radiant energy to photosynthesise, and we have plenty of sunlight, and they are tolerant of saline water, of which we have more than enough.
It is not a difficult disease to control and is not normally a killer but it makes the plant unable to photosynthesise and unable to grow properly.